Cleveland Indians vs Detroit Tigers


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Today’s matchup is between the Cleveland Indians (26-23) and the Detroit Tigers (21-27). The Indians have lost their last 8 games and while the Tigers have won 1 of their last 5 games.

The Indians are starting Shane Bieber (RHP), who is 7-1 on the season in 10 starts, pitching a 1.53 ERA, 2.03 FIP, .220 wOBA, K% of 41.3%, BB% of 6.5%, 88.8 MPH average exit velocity, and a 0.87 WHIP in 64.2 innings pitched.

The Tigers are starting Casey Mize (RHP), who is 0-1 in 5 starts with a 5.85 ERA, 4.84 FIP, .334 wOBA, K% of 22.8%, BB% of 8.7%, 88.6 MPH average exit velocity, and a 1.40 WHIP in 20 innings pitched.

The Indians are the 9th best in the Majors in Relieving Pitching (WAR) while the Tigers are 22nd.

On the hitting side, the Indians have a .301 wOBA and a .317 OBP. The Tigers have a .308 wOBA and a .305 OBP. The Indians have 47 HRs this season while the Tigers have 56 HRs.

The Cleveland Indians have Shane Bieber starting so don't expect a ton out of Detroit. Shane Bieber undoubtedly will keep the Tigers in check so the only question lies with how will Casey Mize perform but against with the Indians poor batting the game should go under.

  • Indians are 4-0 in their last 4 games with the total set at 9.0-10.5.
  • Indians are 5-0 in their last 5 road games with the total set at 9.0-10.5
  • Under is 7-2-1 in Indians last 10 road games vs. a team with a losing record.
  • Tigers are 18-39 in their last 57 during game 1 of a series.
  • Tigers are 1-4 in their last 5 games with the total set at 6.5 or lower.
  • Under is 10-2 in Tigers last 12 vs. American League Centra.